Kiwi sculptures to be installed in Whakatane

Kiwi sculptures to be installed in Whakatane

We are also looking for a team of volunteers to help with the launch of the Kiwi Wandering project! The 10 bronze kiwi sculptures will be installed throughout the town in November and we will be celebrating the opening of this project on the 1st December at Mataatua...
Stunning Whakaari exhibit now open

Stunning Whakaari exhibit now open

Whakaari/White Island’s status as the Whakatāne District’s iconic tourist attraction has been highlighted in a stunning new exhibit at the Whakatane i-SITE. Deputy Mayor Judy Turner opened the Whakaari room at the Whakatāne Information Centre last night (Thursday) and...
Whakatāne Hospital top choice for first year doctors

Whakatāne Hospital top choice for first year doctors

Whakatāne Hospital has been rated New Zealand’s most preferred hospital for first year doctors. Each year the New Zealand Resident Doctors’ Association (NZRDA) ranks the nation’s hospitals in order of where final year medical students would like to work after...
James Stanbridge’s Artist Talk

James Stanbridge’s Artist Talk

An artist talk hosted by photographer James Stanbridge this weekend will provide a special insight into the creative journey which has brought his latest exhibition, Nature is my Church: Visions of the Eastern Bay of Plenty, to life. Join Stanbridge at Te Kōputu a te...
GO SPOTTY DAY

GO SPOTTY DAY

Each year over 4000 Kiwis are diagnosed with melanoma in New Zealand, that’s around 13 people every day. To support those affected and help raise awareness, Melanoma Awareness Week is proud to present Go Spotty Day.The nationwide event fittingly kicks off on Friday...
Mitre 10 Diy & Gardening Evening

Mitre 10 Diy & Gardening Evening

The Diy and Gardening evening is happening on October 11th from 6pm – 8pm at Mitre 10 Whakatane..  Price of a presold ticket $2 or a can of pet food.. All proceeds going to Whk SPCA Non alcoholic drinks and nibbles provided through out the evening. Heaps of spot...